prelude


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overture

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Synonyms for prelude

Synonyms for prelude

something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows

music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera

serve as a prelude or opening to

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play as a prelude

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Pianist, thereupon, starts prelude to the Admiral's song, and Harris, seizing what he considers to be a favourable opening in the music, begins.]
The chief landmarks in the poem are as follows: after the first 103 lines, which contain at least three distinct preludes, three primeval beings are introduced, Chaos, Earth, and Eros -- here an indefinite reproductive influence.
But Solomon was already impatient to prelude again, and presently broke with much spirit into "Sir Roger de Coverley", at which there was a sound of chairs pushed back, and laughing voices.
The Revolution was then (1792) in its early stages, and in his 'Prelude' Wordsworth has left the finest existing statement of the exultant anticipations of a new world of social justice which the movement aroused in himself and other young English liberals.
The feminine graduates-to-be were seated in their own bedrooms, dressed with a completeness of detail to which all their past lives seemed to have been but a prelude. At least, this was the case with their bodies; but their heads, owing to the extreme heat of the day, were one and all ornamented with leads, or papers, or dozens of little braids, to issue later in every sort of curl known to the girl of that period.
The audience felt that a startling revelation was to follow this ominous prelude.
To be called into notice in such a manner, to hear that it was but the prelude to something so infinitely worse, to be told that she must do what was so impossible as to act; and then to have the charge of obstinacy and ingratitude follow it, enforced with such a hint at the dependence of her situation, had been too distressing at the time to make the remembrance when she was alone much less so, especially with the superadded dread of what the morrow might produce in continuation of the subject.
All were silent, expectant of what was to follow, for this was dearly only a prelude.
In Wordsworth's prefatory advertisement to the first edition of The Prelude, published in 1850, it is stated that that work was intended to be introductory to The Recluse: and that The Recluse, if completed, would have consisted of three parts.
As if fames were the relics of seditions past; but they are no less, indeed, the preludes of seditions to come.
In June, INPEX announced the first shipment of liquefied natural gas from Prelude, which is the world's first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas facility.
Flowserve (FLS) has entered into a five-year contract with Shell Australia (RDS.A, RDS.B) to provide general maintenance services for Shell's Prelude Floating Liquified Natural Gas, or FLNG, facility, which is producing natural gas from an offshore field in Western Australia.
Las Vegas, NV, July 20, 2019 --(PR.com)-- It is one of the special moments for Arek Zasowski this July as Arek has just learned that his short drama "Let Go: The Prelude" will be screened at the Silver State Film Festival in Las Vegas, NV.
- US-based biopharmaceutical company Prelude Therapeutics has secured USD 60m in series B financing; taking its total investments to date to USD 95m, the company said.